Daewoo International pledges extra investment in Uzbek textiles


South Korea’s Daewoo International is investing US$22m in the expansion of production at two textile factories in Uzbekistan. A memorandum of understanding on the expansion and modernisation of existing production at Daewoo Textile Fergana and Daewoo Textile Bukhara was signed between Uzbeklegprom and Daewoo International at a recent Uzbek-Korean business forum.

Daewoo Textile Fergana and Daewoo Textile Bukhara will invest US$12m of their own funds in 2014-15 to increase spinning capacity to 4,000 tonnes, and in 2016-17 will spend another US$10m for the modernisation and expansion of the facilities.

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